VVCS Group Program Calendar

VVCS offers a range of group programs, across each state, throughout the calendar year.

Please like the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service on Facebook to keep up to date on the posting of the 2017 schedule. More programs to follow in early 2017.

This page last updated: 20 March 2017.

Registrations and enquiries

To register your interest in attending a program in 2017, please phone VVCS on 1800 011 046 (during business hours) or complete and submit the Online Registration of Interest form.

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Programs by Region

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Operation Life ASIST Workshop 8 & 9 May Canberra 2 day workshop
18 & 19 May Sydney 2 day workshop
Stepping Out 4 & 5 April Sydney 2 day workshop
25 & 26 May Canberra 2 day workshop
19 & 20 July Maitland 2 day workshop
Doing Anger Differently 10 & 11 May Sydney 2 day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 24 & 25 May Lismore 2 day workshop
PTSD for Carers and Families 6 June Sydney 1 day workshop
Relaxation & Mindfulness 11 May Canberra 1 day workshop
24 May Sydney 1 day workshop
25 May Newcastle 1 day workshop

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Northern Territory

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Operation Life SafeTALK - Suicide Alertness 4 April Darwin 1 day workshop
Doing Anger Differently 24 & 25 May Darwin 2 day workshop
Operation Life ASIST Suicide Prevention Program 30 & 31 May Darwin 2 day workshop
Stepping Out 21 & 22 June Darwin 2 day workshop

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Queensland (Far North)

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Operation Life (SafeTALK) Suicide Prevention Workshop 12 June Mt Isa 1/2 day workshop
14 June Mackay 1/2 day workshop
Beating the Blues 28 & 29 March Townsville 2 day workshop
Building Better Relationships 31 May, 1 & 2 June Cairns 3 day workshop
Doing Anger Differently 11 & 12 July Townsville 2 day workshop
23 & 24 May Cairns 2 day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 25 & 26 July Townsville 2 day workshop
20 & 21 June Cairns 2 day workshop
Relaxation Workshop 19 April Townsville 1 day workshop
Sleeping Better 16 & 17 May Townsville 2 day workshop
Stepping Out 2 & 3 May Townsville 1 day workshop

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Queensland (South East)

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Operation Life - ASIST 30 & 31 March Mooloolaba 2 day program
4 & 5 May Spring Hill 2 day program
Doing Anger Differently 9 & 10 March Spring Hill 2 day program
29 & 30 June Spring Hill 2 day program
Mastering Anxiety 23 & 24 March Marcoola 2 day program
Pain Management 27 March & 10 April Ipswich 2 day program
Stepping Out 6 & 7 April Spring Hill 2 day program
Beating the Blues 8 & 15 May Spring Hill 2 day program
Younger Veterans Lifestyle Management Program Part A: 5-8 May
Part B: 2-4 June
Sanctuary Cove 5 day program

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South Australia

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Stepping Out 3 & 4 May Adelaide 2 day workshop
Sleeping Better 21 & 22 June Adelaide 2 day workshop

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Tasmania

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Relaxation & Mindfulness 23 March Hobart 1 day workshop
Beating the Blues 6 & 7 April Hobart 2 day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 22 & 23 May Devonport 2 day workshop
Operation Life SAFE TALK - Suicide Prevention Program 28 June Launceston 1 day workshop

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Victoria

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Beating the Blues 1 & 2 May Melbourne 2 day workshop
Building Better Relationships 17 May - 21 June Melbourne 6 session workshop, Wednesday evenings
Doing Anger Differently 21 April - 30 June Melbourne 11 session program, Fridays
19 July - 27 September Melbourne 11 session program, Wednesday evenings
15 & 16 June Sale 2 day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 27 April - 29 June Melbourne 10 session program, Thursday evenings
18 July - 19 September Melbourne 10 session program, Tuesdays
Operation Life (ASIST) 22 & 23 May 2017 Dandenong 2 day workshop
Operation Life (Safe Talk) 24 May 2017 Leongatha Half day workshop
Pain Management 15 May - 5 June Melbourne 4 session workshop, Mondays
Relaxation & Mindfulness 25 May, 1 & 8 June Melbourne 3 session workshop, Thursdays
24 & 31 July, 7 August Melbourne 3 session workshop, Monday evenings
Sleeping Better 9 May - 20 June Melbourne 7 session program, Tuesdays
27 July - 7 September Melbourne 7 session program, Thursdays
29 & 30 June Wodonga 2 day workshop
Stepping Out (ADF Transition) 26 & 27 June Melbourne 2 day workshop
31 July & 1 August Wodonga 2 day workshop

 

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Western Australia

Program dates and locations
Program Date Location Structure
Operation Life ASIST Suicide Prevention Workshop 23 & 24 March Applecross 2 day workshop
Sleeping Better Accepting EOI's Applecross 2 day workshop
Building Better Relationships 15, 16 & 23 June Applecross 3 day workshop
Mastering Anxiety 11 & 18 March Applecross 2 Saturday weekend workshop
Stepping Out 27 & 28 April Applecross 2 day workshop
29 & 30 June Rockingham 2 day workshop
Doing Anger Differently (for Men) 7, 14, 21, 28 March & 4 April Applecross 5 session program
Doing Anger Differently (for Women) 10 & 11 April Applecross 2 day workshop
Beyond PTSD 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 May & 6, 13, 20 June Applecross 8 session program
PTSD explained for Partners & Families 29 May Applecross 1 day workshop
12 June Rockingham 1 day workshop
Parenting support - Managing Disobedience 3 April Applecross 2 hour evening seminar
Women's Self Care 1, 8, 15 & 22 May Applecross 4 session program
Hope in Grief 20 & 21 April Applecross 2 day workshop
Relaxation & Mindfulness 13 May Applecross 1 day Saturday weekend workshop
Lifestyle Management Program Accepting EOI's for Semester 2, 2017 Margaret River 5 day residential program

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